Gaylussacia frondosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusGaylussacia
SpeciesGaylussacia frondosa (L.) Torr. & A. Gray ex Torr.
Common NameBlue huckleberry
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous;Persistent; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Oblanceolate;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Black ;
*Average C-Value: 6.5
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Gaylussacia frondosa var. polycodioides Gaylussacia frondosa var. polycodioides
Vaccinium frondosum Vaccinium frondosum L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Marion (TN), Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, MTSU, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 1971

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UCHT022507 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Gaylussacia frondosa
HTTU026521 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia frondosa
UCHT033770 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gaylussacia frondosa
31234100401122 Putnam Tennessee 21 May 1971 Robert Kral
42804
EKY
Gaylussacia frondosa
HTTU007625 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia frondosa
HTTU026519 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia frondosa
HTTU026520 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaylussacia frondosa
MTSU017489 Franklin Tennessee Allan Colyar
23
MTSU
Gaylussacia frondosa
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